Thesaurus / desperation

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This is it indeed which the devil desireth; he can allow you grief and desperation, but not to amend.

I felt that desperation and recklessness of poverty which only a pauper knows.

He realized with desperation that every word the other spoke was true, that he was helpless unless he could be convincing.

The Key to YesterdayCharles Neville Buck

But that unvarying scrutiny was harder to bear, and at last, in desperation, she made a quivering appeal.

In extremes of desperation one clutches at the semblance of a straw.

The Dragon PainterMary McNeil Fenollosa

And the other Don Quixote remained here amongst us, fighting with desperation.

Tragic Sense Of LifeMiguel de Unamuno

Then, driven to desperation by the strain of the situation, Zoie declared boldly: "He's out."

Baby MineMargaret Mayo

Desperation nerved him then and he went again to her door and knocked.

Adrienne TonerAnne Douglas Sedgwick

He spoke the last words with sudden ferocity and desperation.

Aaron's RodD. H. Lawrence

In desperation he told his story to his assembled countrymen.

The CassowaryStanley Waterloo

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